Palantir Technologies raised $500 million from Japanese insurance firm Sompo Holdings, Reuters reported, even as the big data firm is reportedly preparing to go public later this year. Raising cash would reduce any pressure on Palantir to go public anytime soon, which could be handy given volatility in the stock market. Palantir has seen increased demand for its data software from government...
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Despite all the knives pointed at big tech right now, some longtime antagonists to the tech industry seem to be taking a back seat in the fights. These are the big media companies whose leaders have for years poked, prodded and attacked tech leaders at every chance they got. This isn’t to say that reporters are easing up. News coverage of tech companies from journalists, of course, has...
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